Plates accompanied by guard sheets with descriptive letterpress
The plates, numbered consecutively, are issued with each volume with special t.-p., later combined into volumes with general t.-p.: Catalogue of the Lepidoptera Phalænæ in the British museum. By Sir George F. Hampson, bart. Plates. vol. I-III. London, 1898/1901-
No page numbers. Some pages are torn. Some pages are glued together and some become unglued. Some contents, including pictures and handwritten text, are in the gutter or too close to the edges.